are Tetramorium caespitum paracitic

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are Tetramorium caespitum paracitic

Post: # 31344Post Tedapro
Thu Sep 14, 2017 3:43 am

I just caught an Tetramorium caespitum queen but is she paracitic?

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Re: are Tetramorium caespitum paracitic

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Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:29 am

Why do you ask that? No, T. caespitum is claustral. It would probably be Tetramorium impurum at this time of year.
If you enjoy my expertise and identifications, please do not put wild populations at risk of disease by releasing pet colonies. We are responsible to give our pets the best care we can manage for the rest of their lives.

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Re: are Tetramorium caespitum paracitic

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Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:39 am

Batspiderfish wrote:
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:29 am
Why do you ask that? No, T. caespitum is claustral. It would probably be Tetramorium impurum at this time of year.
oh someone tould me that i had Tetramorium caespitum

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Re: are Tetramorium caespitum paracitic

Post: # 31355Post Batspiderfish
Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:42 pm

Tedapro wrote:
Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:39 am
Batspiderfish wrote:
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:29 am
Why do you ask that? No, T. caespitum is claustral. It would probably be Tetramorium impurum at this time of year.
oh someone tould me that i had Tetramorium caespitum
Oops! except that species is not found in your area, apparently? T. caespitum would be appropriate, then, if that is the right genus.
If you enjoy my expertise and identifications, please do not put wild populations at risk of disease by releasing pet colonies. We are responsible to give our pets the best care we can manage for the rest of their lives.

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